Janet Hart

Janet Hart, the Vice President of Human Resources at Surgical Specialties Corporation, based in Westwood Mass, brings over 30 years of HR Leadership in a variety of industries, with the last 18 in Medical Devices.

Prior to joining Surgical Specialties, she has held HR VP positions with Boston Scientific, Aether Systems/Cerulean Technology and Worldwide HR Director Roles for DePuy Synthes (a Johnson and Johnson Medical Device Company) and 3Com/Chipcom Corporation. In these roles, as Strategic Business Partner and Key Management team member, Janet established herself as a respected leader, advisor, tireless coach and dynamic influencer with the C-suite, BOD and Senior Management. 

 She has been successful at aligning HR with Business needs to meet strategic/operational targets and create competitive advantage in a variety of industries including medical products, software, computer/networking and semiconductor.  Janet’s Global experience includes acquisitions, divestitures, organizational redesign and restructuring, change management and building organizational culture for companies spanning 70-125,000 employees.   

Janet has a B.S. in Business Management from University of Massachusetts, Amherst and successfully completed the Wharton School Executive Development Program.